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Chickens can be a great addition to any homestead, urban or not. However, they aren't one size fits all. Our newest contributor Jamie has...

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checking and changing hoses, filters, and batteries are a great way to stay proactive in your home. Do these once or twice a year, and you won't be in for any surprise repairs!



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Whether you are facing the cold of winter or the heat of summer, a thermostat can be your best friend or your worst enemy....

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When it comes to your home nothing is more important than keeping you and your family safe. Installing a Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detector in your home takes a few minutes. The peace of mind that it will grant you is well worth the time and money.



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Learn how to build a DIY mini greenhouse! This will allow you to start planting tomatoes earlier in the year!

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A gardening journal will keep you from repeating those garden blunders from last year! Here is how it works...



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Your toilet can be the source of a lot of headaches. That is especially true when it gets clogged! It is an unpleasant process. You flush and hope for the water and mess to go down only to find it coming up! Don't panic! All you need is a plunger and a little know-how to get you through!

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How do you save water and save money by switching toilets? Ben shows you how to economize and eliminate waste with every flush in...



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Many people have some type of regular porch light that is controlled by a switch inside. While those definitely offer the obvious benefit of...

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The National Electric Code requires that all electrical outlets near sources of water, such as in a kitchen, bathroom, outside, or in a garage,...